Check out Reeves Journal's December 2018 issue, featuring our annual plumbing power book, a guide for PHCP professionals to locate plumbing manufacturers, distributors, parts and equipment fast and easy.
Earlier this year, Mike Miazga, group editorial director of BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, which includes RJ 2.0, headed down to Ashland City, Tennessee, for a visit to A. O. Smith’s residential water-heater facility where he chatted with Vice President of Marketing David Chisolm and Senior Manager, Commercial New Product Development Matt Schulz.
A look at what KBIS and IBS have to offer in 2019.
February 3, 2019
After a two-year stint in Orlando, Florida, the sixth annual Design & Construction Week returns to Las Vegas, Nevada, bringing together more than 85,000 design and construction professionals in the annual gathering of the residential design and construction industry, Feb. 19-21, 2019.
No matter what industry you are in, professionalism and efficiency are vital to your success. When you are in an industry where you are trusted to be in or near people’s homes and businesses — such as those of us in the plumbing industry — it is an even bigger deal.
Many of the actions we take every day are conducted without a whole lot of thought. Driving to work, making a call on your cell, or even eating, all are forms of procedural memory. These are specific motor tasks that are done so frequently they become almost automatic.
Ductless heat pumps, or ductless mini-splits, are gaining popularity in North America, both to displace existing inefficient or ineffective heating and cooling, as well as to replace entire heating and cooling systems.
Since the water-heating field is continuously evolving to incorporate new technologies, it’s a good idea for all contractors — even the most experienced ones — to revisit five key topics that can help you earn more money by reducing installation hassles and callbacks.
As 2018 comes to an end, I am already thinking of the many resolutions I have for 2019. Most of these revolve around work. In 2019, I hope to affect positive changes through a positive attitude. It is my hope that these changes will also help better improve your work life.
ASHRAE announced the release of the 2018 International Green Construction Code. The 2018 IgCC is a joint initiative of the U.S. Green Building Council, International Code Council, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society.
Fluidmaster announced a new scholarship program for the plumbing trade. In partnership with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, Fluidmaster will match the scholarship recipient with a plumbing job and formal training to become a certified plumber.
Inaugural event draws more than 270 participants from around the world.
October 30, 2018
There were more than 270 architects, planners, engineers, contractors, wholesalers and suppliers from around the world who had accepted Aquatherm GmbH’s invitation to gain insights into the latest trends in the commercial and industrial construction industries at the inaugural BIGGEXCHANGE.
The Sloan CX flushometer’s small size and concealed valve leaves the flushometer well-equipped to adapt to any commercial restroom environment without interrupting design or architecture, the company says.
J.C. Whitlam’s TALON heavy-duty hand-cleaning towels are designed with the professional in mind. The specially formulated cleaner removes the toughest materials without the need for harsh solvents or abrasives.
Pipe Lining Supply’s Quik-coating system is an alternative to ripping out old plumbing pipe buried in walls, ceilings and floors by applying a poly urea material to rebuild the interior walls of the pipe providing a renewed 50-plus year life as well as prevention of future scaling and leaks.
ICERA’s Malibu II back-outlet toilet features a powerful, water-efficient and quiet gravity flush. It also features a chair-height, compact elongated-bowl, as well as a soft-close and quick-release seat and cover.
Fluke’s 710 mA Loop Valve Tester allows technicians to source the 4-20 mA signal while it interrogates HART data to collect critical information about the valve’s position and status, providing quick checks of control valves while they are in place.
A. O. Smith’s Product Preservers powered anode system is designed to provide maintenance-free protection for all water types and is available as an upgrade to replace the anodes that come as industry standard equipment on tank-style heaters.
Offering an ideal combination of durability, reliability and affordability, Corzan CPVC pipe, valves and fittings are designed to meet HVAC system requirements such as temperature, pressure and size in commercial systems.
The REHAU BIM library is now available on UNIFI, a BIM content management platform, allowing architectural and engineering firms to design with REHAU PEXa plumbing and radiant heating/cooling content directly in Autodesk Revit models.
Hansgrohe PowderRain spray technology is characterized by micro-fine droplets. It is available in a range of overhead and handheld from the brand including the Raindance S 240 (2.5 gpm), S 180 (1.75 or 2.0 gpm) and Select S 120 (1.75, 2.0 and 2.5 gpm) PowderRain showerheads.